The Journal of Deliberative Democracy has published a new Collection on climate change, curated by Dr John Rountree.Gathering together articles from across the journal's 18 year history, topics covered include the role of deliberative practitioners, citizens' juries and wind farms, and Brazilian media coverage of COP15. As Dr Rountree notes in his introduction to the Collection, "climate [...]
In May 2023 a new team was appointed to edit the journal - Hans Asenbaum (University of Canberra, Australia) has a focus on theory; Sonia Bussu (INLOGOV, University of Birmingham, UK) has a particular interest in qualitative research; Hannah Werner (University of Zurich, Switzerland) will focus on quantitative research; and Lucy Parry (University of Canberra, Australia) will have responsibility [...]
The Journal of Deliberative Democracy has published a new thematic collection on the theme of 'deliberation amid deep conflict'. Societies marked by deep divisions post challenges for deliberation. They may have entrenched interests, power inequities and a history of ill-will and misconceptions - yet deliberation also potentially transforms intergroup conflict and promotes reconciliation, mutual [...]
To coincide with this year's Festival of Public Participation and Deliberative Democracy, hosted by the European Commission, the Journal of Deliberative Democracy has published a new Collection of articles from across the journal. The theme of this year's Festival is youth participation and Guest Editor, John Rountree, has selected six articles on the theme of youth deliberation in the [...]
Call for New EditorsThe Journal of Deliberative Democracy is pleased to invite expressions of interest for the editorship of the journal. The new editorial team is expected to serve from April 2023 to April 2026. Multi-institutional and multi-country bids are encouraged but not required.Established in 2005 (originally as the Journal of Public Deliberation) the journal is a forum for the latest [...]
Published as part of issue 17:1 our journal's Symposium on Online Deliberation and #CivicTech is now available.
The Journal of Deliberative Democracy (formerly the Journal of Public Deliberation) publishes articles that shape the course of scholarship on deliberative democracy. It is the forum for the latest thinking, emerging debates, alternative perspectives, as well as critical views on deliberation. The journal welcomes submissions from all theoretical and methodological traditions. It aims [...]
The Deliberative Democracy Digest publishes a roundup of recent developments in the theory and practice of deliberative democracy. It is the companion piece of the academic publication Journal of Deliberative Democracy (formerly Journal of Public Deliberation).The digest seeks to contribute to ongoing conversations about how deliberative democracy can reform our political [...]
This Special Issue uses Cristina Lafont’s latest book Democracy without Shortcuts to stimulate a focused debate about the role of minipublics in democratic systems and the normative and practical prospects of a participatory and deliberative democracy. Read the Special Issue here. The roundup of key insights in this issue is available in our Digest.